Cloud Security , Governance & Risk Management , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

The Value of an Integrated Security Platform

Fortinet's John Maddison on How to Diminish Complexity and Enable Strategy

Security organizations increasingly are hampered by the complexity of managing so many disparate controls. What they need, says Fortinet's John Maddison, is an integrated platform that can enable a more strategic approach to cybersecurity.

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In a video interview at RSA Conference 2016, Maddison discusses:

  • How complexity is hampering security organizations;
  • The value of an integrated security platform;
  • His outlook on today's hottest threats, including DDoS for extortion.

Maddison is senior vice president of products and solutions at Fortinet. He has more than 20 years experience in the telecommunications, IT Infrastructure and security industries. Previously, he was general manager, data center division, and senior vice president, core technology, at Trend Micro. Before that, he was senior director of product management at Lucent Technologies. He has worked in Europe, Asia and the United States.

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About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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